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Gulf County, FL


Designated Market Area: Panama City, FL
USDA County Type (2015): Government, Recreation/Tourism, Low Education, Low Employment
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 15,314   ( 549 from 2010)
Land area: 553.5 square miles
Population density: 27.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:11,919 77.83% 0.3%
Black:2,13113.92% 27.4%
Indian:1010.66% 71.2%
Asian:950.62% 115.9%
2+ races:3822.49% 49.2%
Hispanic:6864.48% 1.2%
Total non-White:3,39522.17% 14.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:270 9.5
Deaths:53118.7
Net Migration: 1,31146.2
Net Immigration: 130.5
Change in White population:38 0.2
Change in Non-White pop.:-587 -3.7




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
15,863
11,88174.90%
2,93718.51%
590.37%
440.28%
2561.61%
6784.27%
3,98225.10%

2000
13,332
10,49278.70%
2,24716.85%
810.61%
590.44%
1791.34%
2702.03%
2,84021.30%

1990
11,504
9,26080.49%
2,15718.75%
540.47%
00.00%
n/a
330.29%
2,24419.51%

1980
10,658
8,40578.86%
2,07119.43%
60.06%
200.19%
n/a
1561.46%
2,25321.14%

1970
10,096
7,53674.64%
2,43124.08%
90.09%
70.07%
n/a
1141.13%
2,560 25.36%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
1,165 8.7
1,40810.6
1,48311.1
50.0
1,389 10.4
1,142 8.6
1990's
NumberRate
1,466 12.7
1,53413.3
2,89225.1
-4-0.0
1,232 10.7
596 5.2
1980's
NumberRate
1,520 14.3
1,049 9.8
377 3.5
n/a
855 8.0
-9 -0.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-423 -4.2
n/a
869 8.6
-307 -3.0

Age, Family & Household Data for Gulf County, FL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
46.5
2,242 14.6%
13,072 85.4%
3,493 22.8%
5,648
2.19
3,717 65.8%
2,858 76.9%
315 8.5%
1,931 34.2%

2010
NumberPercent
42.7
2,574 16.2%
13,289 83.8%
2,587 16.3%
5,335
2.33
3,529 66.1%
2,668 75.6%
281 8.0%
1,806 33.9%

2000
NumberPercent
40.3
2,870 21.5%
10,462 78.5%
2,177 16.3%
4,914
2.43
3,549 72.2%
2,737 77.1%
364 10.3%
1,365 27.8%

1990
NumberPercent
35.7
2,802 24.4%
8,702 75.6%
1,750 15.2%
4,343
2.55
3,273 75.4%
2,652 81.0%
272 8.3%
1,070 24.6%

1980
NumberPercent
31.2
3,269 30.7%
7,389 69.3%
1,170 11.0%
3,639
2.93
2,897 79.6%
2,498 86.2%
235 8.1%
742 20.4%

2022 Housing Data for Gulf County, FL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units8,984 
Median Value$197,700 
Occupied5,64862.9%
Vacant3,33637.1%
Owned4,43878.6%
Rented1,21021.4%
Median Rent$1,143 
Single-Family Units6,19669.0%
    Detached6,00066.8%
    Attached1962.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units5075.6%
Mobile Homes1,65718.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Gulf County, FL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003416.0%
$10,000 to $14,9992394.2%
$15,000 to $19,9991662.9%
$20,000 to $24,9993225.7%
$25,000 to $29,9992504.4%
$30,000 to $34,9992063.6%
$35,000 to $39,9992264.0%
$40,000 to $44,9994858.6%
$45,000 to $49,9992444.3%
$50,000 to $59,9995028.9%
$60,000 to $74,9994748.4%
$75,000 to $99,99978313.9%
$100,000 to $124,9995219.2%
$125,000 to $149,9992514.4%
$150,000 to $199,9993095.5%
$200,000 or more3295.8%
Median Household Income56,250 
Per Capita Income30,011 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state87 
Compared to U.S.85 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI2975.3%
Public Assistance1472.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps88415.7%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed4,76452.5%
Unemployed2212.4%
In Armed Forces70.1%
Total Labor Force4,99255.0%
Not in Labor Force4,08345.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 47.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector1,5481,45051.6%
Non-Profit13528432.2%
Self-Employed50010982.1%
Local Government27036942.3%
State Government23324448.8%
Federal Government666351.2%
Total Private + Self2,0481,55956.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.70496042.3%
Total2,7522,51952.2%
Pct. Govt.23.6%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts77114.6%
Sales and Office Occupations1,20922.9%
Professional, Technical1,03319.5%
Service Occupations94017.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1092.1%
All others1,33725.3%
White Collar 57.0%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance65912.5%
Public administration65512.4%
Construction63612.0%
Retail trade57510.9%
Educational services4939.3%
Other services3827.2%
Accommodation and food services3346.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2264.3%
Professional, scientific, technical2144.0%
Manufacturing1753.3%
Real estate and rental and leasing1753.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1552.9%
Finance and insurance1542.9%
Transportation and warehousing1382.6%
Information1021.9%
Utilities1011.9%
Wholesale trade611.2%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction420.8%
Arts, entertainment, recreation130.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Gulf County, FL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1521.01%
Puerto Rican1370.91%
Cuban1050.70%
Dominican10.01%
Total Central American1170.78%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan410.27%
Honduran330.22%
Nicaraguan360.24%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran70.05%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American180.12%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian60.04%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian20.01%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan100.07%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic600.40%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian500.33%
Filipino70.05%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English13,55594.0%
Spanish5603.9%
French, Haitian, Cajun900.6%
Other Indo-European680.5%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic550.4%
German, other Germanic380.3%
Other320.2%
Arabic290.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English1,86312.4%
German1,2348.2%
Irish1,2128.1%
American1,0737.2%
French4693.1%
Italian4653.1%
Scottish3782.5%
European2451.6%
African2081.4%
Scotch-Irish1280.9%
Welsh1020.7%
Haitian990.7%
British950.6%
Polish940.6%
Swedish800.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen14,72598.2%
Not a citizen2771.8%
Native14,48696.6%
Foreign-born5163.4%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Gulf County, FL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
472 4.0%1,223 10.3%4,049 34.1%3,588 30.2%1,515 12.8%1,026 8.6%
  Average years of education: 13.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 472 4.0%
9-12 Years 1,223 10.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 4,049 34.1%
Some College 3,588 30.2%
Bach. Degree 1,515 12.8%
Grad Degree 1,026 8.6%
Average years of education: 13.0

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Gulf County, FL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 5,332 4,971 361 6.8% 6.2%
1991 5,332 4,967 365 6.8% 7.6%
1992 5,509 5,028 481 8.7% 8.4%
1993 5,852 5,416 436 7.5% 7.4%
1994 5,822 5,470 352 6.0% 6.5%
1995 5,843 5,507 336 5.8% 5.6%
1996 5,798 5,382 416 7.2% 5.3%
1997 5,898 5,156 742 12.6% 4.9%
1998 5,483 4,796 687 12.5% 4.4%
1999 5,558 4,756 802 14.4% 3.9%
2000 5,295 4,972 323 6.1% 3.8%
2001 5,366 5,060 306 5.7% 4.4%
2002 5,479 5,208 271 4.9% 4.9%
2003 5,789 5,549 240 4.1% 4.5%
2004 5,919 5,728 191 3.2% 3.8%
2005 6,277 6,115 162 2.6% 2.9%
2006 6,371 6,221 150 2.4% 2.5%
2007 6,237 6,041 196 3.1% 3.3%
2008 6,326 5,956 370 5.8% 5.7%
2009 6,294 5,737 557 8.8% 9.6%
2010 6,180 5,564 616 10.0% 10.8%
2011 6,203 5,606 597 9.6% 10.0%
2012 6,050 5,546 504 8.3% 8.6%
2013 6,145 5,712 433 7.0% 7.5%
2014 6,114 5,732 382 6.2% 6.4%
2015 6,019 5,699 320 5.3% 5.5%
2016 5,985 5,704 281 4.7% 4.9%
2017 6,007 5,770 237 3.9% 4.2%
2018 5,993 5,720 273 4.6% 3.6%
2019 5,201 4,943 258 5.0% 3.3%
2020 5,022 4,724 298 5.9% 7.7%
2021 5,273 5,078 195 3.7% 4.6%
2022 5,432 5,286 146 2.7% 2.9%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com